Covid-19 Death Toll Exceeds 104,000 Across Continent

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Cape Town — As of March 3, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 3,913,848.

Reported deaths in Africa reached 104,384 and 3,489,682 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases – 1,514,815 – and 50,271 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco (484,159), Tunisia (234,231), Egypt (183,591), Ethiopia (160,813), and Nigeria (156,496).

For the latest totals, see the AllAfrica interactive map with per-country numbers. The numbers are compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (world map) using statistics from the World Health Organization and other international institutions as well as national and regional public health departments.